Huffman has been released from federal correctional facility in Dublin, California, according to the Bureau of Prisons regulations which allow an inmate who is due to be released on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday to return home the previous day of the week. Huffman was due to be released on Sunday.
The “Desperate Housewives” and “Transamerica” star was arrested in March. Authorities leading federal investigation into college admissions irregularities dubbed “Varsity Blues” say she paid someone to monitor her daughter’s college entrance exam in December 2017 , then modify the answers to improve their score.
The mother-of-two, who is married to “Fargo” actor William H. Macy, pleaded guilty in May to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.
She is one of 50 people indicted in connection with this vast investigation.
Mike Lundin of Fox News contributed to this report.